blast freezing
freezing fish products by circulating cold air over them

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • blast-freezing — blastˈ freezing noun A process of freezing food by means of a current of intensely cold air • • • Main Entry: ↑blast …   Useful english dictionary

  • air blast freezing — freezing fish product with high velocity cold air to 35°C …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • freezing — Synonyms and related words: Siberian, adiabatic absorption, adiabatic demagnetization, adiabatic expansion, air conditioning, air cooling, algid, algific, anhydration, arctic, below zero, biting, bitter, bitterly cold, blast freezing, blast… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • freezing — freezingly, adv. /free zing/, adj. 1. (of temperatures) approaching, at, or below the freezing point. 2. extremely or uncomfortably cold; chilled: We were both freezing and welcomed the hot cocoa. 3. beginning to freeze or partially frozen; in… …   Universalium

  • Blast chilling — is a method of cooling food quickly to a low temperature that is relatively safe from bacterial growth. Between +8 °C (46 °F) and +68 °C (154 °F), bacteria multiplies the fastest. By reducing the temperature of cooked food from +70 °C (158 °F) to …   Wikipedia

  • blast — 1 noun 1 AIR/WIND (C) a sudden strong movement of wind or air (+ of): A blast of cold air swept through the hut. 2 EXPLOSION (C) an explosion, or the very strong movement of air that it causes: Thirty six people died in the blast. 3 NOISE (C) a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cryogenic freezing — blast freezing, q.v., accelerated by using liquid nitrogen or carbon dioxide sprays at 150°F or less. Used for individually quick frozen products (q.v.) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Snap freezing — (or cook chill or blast freezing) is the process of cooking meals until they are almost done and then rapidly chilling them.The process involves the preparation and cooking of meals at a central factory, rapidly chilling them for storage until… …   Wikipedia

  • chilling — Synonyms and related words: ache, aching, adiabatic absorption, adiabatic demagnetization, adiabatic expansion, air conditioning, air cooling, alarming, algific, awing, blast freezing, blast freezing, chilblains, chill, chilliness, cold creeps,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • vegetable processing — Introduction       preparation of vegetables (vegetable) for use by humans as food.       Vegetables consist of a large group of plants consumed as food. Perishable when fresh but able to be preserved by a number of processing methods, they are… …   Universalium

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